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The Resource Mycroft Holmes

Mycroft Holmes

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Mycroft Holmes
Title
Mycroft Holmes
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse
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Language
eng
Summary
A new novel written by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar!Fresh out of Cambridge University, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name​ ​for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State for War. Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to the faraway island of Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend, Cyrus Douglas, a man of African descent, and where his fiancée Georgiana Sutton was raised.Mycroft's comfortable existence is overturned when Douglas receives troubling reports​ from home. There are rumors of mysterious disappearances, strange footprints in the sand, and spirits enticing children to their deaths, their bodies found drained of blood. Upon hearing the news, Georgiana abruptly departs for Trinidad. Near panic, Mycroft convinces Douglas that they should follow her, drawing the two men into a web of dark secrets that grows more treacherous with each step they take...Written by NBA superstar Kareem Abdul- Jabbar and screenwriter Anna Waterhouse, Mycroft Holmes reveals the untold story of Sherlock's older brother. This harrowing adventure changed his life, and set the​ stage for the man Mycroft would become: founder of the famous Diogenes Club and the hidden power behind the British government
Summary
Fresh out of university, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name for himself in government. Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend, Cyrus Douglas, and where his fiancee Georgiana Sutton was raised. Mycroft's comfortable existence is overturned when Douglas receives troubling reports from home, rumors of spirits enticing children to their deaths. Upon hearing the news, Georgiana abruptly departs for the island. Mycroft convinces Douglas that they should follow her, drawing the two men into a web of dark secrets that grows more treacherous with each step they take.
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BT
Dewey number
823
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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Mycroft Holmes
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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Isbn
9781783291564
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Mycroft Holmes
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:c323c10c-cb32-484c-98ef-3fdb428cef50
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781783291564
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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